Asteroidea taxon details

Perissasterias polyacantha H.L. Clark, 1923

marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Clark, H. L. (1923). The Echinoderm fauna of South Africa. <em>Annals of the South African Museum.</em> 13(7): 221-435, 23 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1541222#page/263/mode/1up
page(s): 307 [details]   
Depth range Deep-sea context derived from a specimen depth data search  
Depth range Deep-sea context derived from a specimen depth data search [details]
Mah, C.L. (2024). World Asteroidea Database. Perissasterias polyacantha H.L. Clark, 1923. Accessed at: https://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=178803 on 2024-05-27
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original description Clark, H. L. (1923). The Echinoderm fauna of South Africa. <em>Annals of the South African Museum.</em> 13(7): 221-435, 23 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1541222#page/263/mode/1up
page(s): 307 [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Clark, H. L. (1923). The Echinoderm fauna of South Africa. <em>Annals of the South African Museum.</em> 13(7): 221-435, 23 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1541222#page/263/mode/1up [details]   

basis of record Clark, A. M.; Downey, M. E. (1992). Starfishes of the Atlantic. <i>Chapman & Hall Identification Guides</i>, 3. Chapman & Hall. London, UK. ISBN 0-412-43280-3. xxvi, 794 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Clark, A. M.; Courtman-Stock, J. (1976). The echinoderms of southern Africa. Publ. No. 766. British Museum (Nat. Hist), London. 277 pp. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
   

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Depth range Deep-sea context derived from a specimen depth data search [details]

From other sources
Ecology Ecology: benthic, continental slope. General distribution: temperate, discontinuous, South Africa, New Zealand, depth range 340-549 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Holotype Holotype South African Museum, Cape Town (South Africa) A.6445. Type locality: NW of Lion's Head, Cape Town, South Africa, 285 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
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